Leave No Trace COVID 19 Research

New Research: The COVID-19 Pandemic is Changing the Way People Recreate Outdoors Some very interesting research on COVID 19 and how people recreate in the outdoors from Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics in the US. On March 11th, 2020, since the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, daily life has been … Read More


Ring a Link Ring a Link is a non-profit making, charitable transport organisation that offer affordable and convenient transport. They can be used every day too get to and from our Trails. They also have a weekly pick up in Kilkenny City for those who wish to join walking trails starting in Bennettsbridge.The bus travels … Read More

Notice: One Day Closure of 5 Trails

              The following Trails will be closed for one day on the 23rd of November 2019: Kilmacoliver Gathabawn Freshford Nore Valley Walks O’ Gormans

Offical Opening of Grennan Loop Walk

Official Opening of Grennan Loop Walk It was a lovely bright Sunday morning in Thomastown for the launch of the much-awaited Grennan Loop Walk. The was officially opened by Cathaoirleach of Kilkenny County Council Peter ‘Chap’ Cleere who commended the dedicated efforts of the Thomastown Community Network in making the 7km walk a reality. He … Read More

New Trail in Woodstock

Trail Kilkenny is delighted to announce that walkers can now enjoy two new loop walks in Woodstock, Inistioge. The Woodstock Walks features two loop trails: the 4.5km Woodstock Loop and the 3km Ladies Loop. Both trails offer amazing scenery and rich historical features. While you are on the trail, stop into Woodstock House Gardens and … Read More

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